88-28 163rd Street
Jamaica, NY 11342
Reverand Clifford Ruffus
718.978.4099 (Home – leave message stating you are calling from St.
Nature and Purpose of Agency
Seventh-day Adventists strive daily to develop a closer
relationship with Jesus Christ, to become more like Him, and to
serve others as He did.
The heart of our mission is to help others realize the hope found
in experiencing a personal relationship with a living God and
loving Savior, and nurturing them in preparation for His soon
return. Deeply committed to improving quality of life and the
world, Seventh-day Adventists can be found praising, praying,
believing, loving and hoping.
In existence for over 20 years, our food pantry currently serves
approximately 130 people every Wednesday.
Tasks Available for Students
- Assist in preparing food bags
- Distribute food to community members on Wednesday starting at
- On average, the food pantry serves approximately 280 patrons a
12pm – 2pm Wednesday FOOD Pantry – volunteers should start at
**Must bring a recommendation letter with you. Obtain letter
from the Office of Academic Service-Learning**
*Students should volunteer in pairs or small groups.*
UTOPIA PKWY becomes HOMELAWN ST. Turn SLIGHT LEFT onto 169TH
ST. Turn RIGHT onto HILLSIDE AVE/NY-25. Turn LEFT onto
MERRICK BLVD. Turn RIGHT onto 89TH AVE. Turn RIGHT onto
Take the Q30 Bus from Utopia Pkwy and Union Tpke station heading to
Jamaica. Get off at 169 St and Hillside Av. Start out
going West on Hillside Ave towards 168th and turn left onto 163rd